Department of Physical Therapy News
The Physical Therapy Department offers a doctorate of physical therapy degree designed to prepare students for entry into the profession. Students are prepared as generalists, but then have an opportunity to investigate the orthopedic, pediatric, and geriatric specializations through clinical exposures and student research opportunities. The curriculum provides a comprehensive background in the art and science of physical therapy and prepares graduates for state licensure examination eligibility.
Current Physical Therapy News
After pivoting from planned research, a physical therapy professor's Zoom classes offer exercise outlet to Down syndrome patients.
Integrated Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year Edwin Suarez's interest in physical therapy started with an injury of his own.
The administrative assistant III and business student shares tips on keeping her life organized and productive.
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.
Physical Therapy In The News
While working on the computer, we slip into autopilot so often that we fail to realize when we ended up in that familiar position - leaning forward without support, head bent down, and eyes close to the monitor.
If you're a slumper, straighten up! Doctors say they're seeing a jump in patients coming in with neck and shoulder pain from spending too much time bent over their tablets and e-readers.
After it’s been a day, our beds and sofas can look pretty inviting — so much so that we often sprawl stomach down on them to chill.
Chiropractors now have access to myriad advanced testing options.
The posture, not the time spent in front of the screen, is the first factor of these musculoskeletal disorders of a new kind.
Simply Money Advisors discuss how using a tablets and phones could cause damage to your neck.